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[texts]Asthma Awareness Day: A Planning Guide - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

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[texts]CSAP Communications Technical Assistance Bulletin: A Key Step in Developing Prevention Materials Is To Obtain Expert and Gatekeeper Reviews - Center for Substance Abuse Prevention

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[texts]Rural Health Dictionary of Terms, Acronyms and Organizations: 1997

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[texts]ERIC ED201116: Status Offender Project: County Data Reports--Buncombe County. - ERIC
The first of three reports on a North Carolina project to help counties plan community based status offender programs describes a statewide needs assessment to collect information about the needs of status offenders and youth at risk of entering the juvenile justice system. A questionnaire covered situational and behavioral problems experienced along with questions on the intervention that would meet the specified needs...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Community Programs; Intervention; Needs Assessment; Prevention; Program Development
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[texts]ERIC ED262511: Leadership Skills Among the Gifted and Talented. 1985 Digest. - ERIC
In this digest identification and development of leadership skills in gifted and talented students are examined. Leadership is analyzed and its scope expanded from qualities of one who leads to a more complex view of how a person exerts influence. Conceptions of task-oriented versus relationship-oriented leaders are considered. Ways in which teachers can identify leadership among gifted and talented students are noted, including interviews, leadership styles instruments, and nomination and/or ra...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Gifted; Leadership Training; Program Development; Talent
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[texts]ERIC ED270203: A Review of California's Child Support Enforcement Program. - ERIC
This report reviews California's Child Support Enforcement program (CCSEP) and prospects for increasing support payments. Chapter I describes the structure of the CCSEP, recent collection experience, and prospects for growth in collections under current practices. Chapter II describes recent revisions in federal law concerning the program and the expected effect of the changes on collections of support payments in California...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Federal Legislation; Program Development; Program Effectiveness; State Programs
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[texts]ERIC ED262512: Mentorships for the Gifted and Talented. 1985 Digest. - ERIC
The digest considers the operation and function of mentorships in gifted and talented education. Defined as learning partnerships between two or more individuals regarding a mutual interest, mentorships are designed to differentiate the curriculum through such means as creating opportunities for learner access to professional expertise in the community, offering real-life experiences, establising a network of community resource people, and providing leadership opportunities through tutoring betw...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Elementary Secondary Education; Gifted; Mentors; Program Development; Talent
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[texts]ERIC ED253990: Leadership: A New Model Particularly Applicable to Gifted Youth. - ERIC
Despite years of research and endless theorizing, little is known of what leadership really is. A distinction is made between leadership and the related constructs of creativity, management and group dynamics. A useful definition of leadership is provided, and a four-stage program for actually providing for the emergence of leadership is described. The program is drawn from theories and models in many disciplines, developed over 6 years, tested and found to enable gifted children to become leade...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Creativity; Gifted; Group Dynamics; Leadership Training; Program Development
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[texts]Datorprogram till ANACONDA - en teknik för textanalys - Leif Robertsson
This report presents a comprehensive description of the computing methods used for testing ANACONDA (Analysis of Concepts by Data processing). Of special importance is the program developed for identification of words in the text with words in the dictionary. In the form of an appendix some background information to the ANACONDA method is given.
Keywords: computer language; program development; word identification; matching procedure
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[texts]Cultural Competence in Women's Alcohol and Drug Programs: Addressing Cultural Diversity in Recovery

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[texts]The Prevention Marketing Initiative: Managing Issues - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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[texts]Child's play: community solutions for increasing youth physical activity in distinct safety contexts - Phibbs, Stephanie L.
Amid the uniformly low physical activity rates among children in the United State, practical solutions for increasing physical activity (PA) are needed. Whether interventions to increase PA need to account for individual demographic characteristics or safety context is unknown.Methods:Study Design:This community based participatory research project used mixed methods, including secondary data analyses and concept mapping.Setting:Five demographically diverse, geographically contiguous, urban neig...
Keywords: Exercise; Program development; Safety; Health and Behavioral Sciences; Children
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[texts]Materials on HIV Prevention Community Planning

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[texts]ERIC ED373523: Conversion: The Time Is NOW! - ERIC
This topical newsletter focuses on ways to convert segregated day programs for people with disabilities into community integrated employment programs. Individual sections cover: common "conversion" myths and appropriate responses; a national status report on conversion; Florida's innovative use of the Medicaid waiver to fund conversion; a consumer's view on employment; a blueprint for conversion (a four-step process for organizations); and barriers to successful conversion (contrasting a "disabi...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Disabilities; Employment Potential; Employment Programs; Program Development; Social Integration; Supported Employment; Vocational Rehabilitation
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[texts]ERIC ED332106: How To Start and Run an Alcohol and Other Drug Information Centre: A Guide. - ERIC
This guide was designed to help individuals interested in organizing alcohol and other drug information, but who are not trained in library science. It offers basic suggestions for organizing a small collection of alcohol and other drug information using only techniques that do not require the purchase of any specialized equipment or supplies. It begins with a glossary of terms and an introduction that explains what an information center is...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Alcohol Abuse; Alcoholic Beverages; Drinking; Drug Use; Information Centers; Program Development; Program Implementation
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[texts]ERIC ED334806: Developing Programs for Students of High Ability. ERIC Digest #E502. - ERIC
This "ERIC Digest" discusses the components of an effective educational program for students who are gifted. The paper defines the term "program" and distinguishes between programs and provisions. Eight major components of an effective program are noted: needs assessment, definition of population, identification procedures, program goals, program organization and format, staff selection and training, curriculum development, and program evaluation...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Elementary Secondary Education; Gifted; Program Development; Program Effectiveness; Special Programs
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[texts]ERIC ED327344: One on One: A Guide for Establishing Mentor Programs. - ERIC
This guide to developing and implementing mentor programs in local communities contains three sections. The first section examines why mentor programs are needed and what being a mentor involves. The second section includes guidelines for developing and implementing mentor programs. The first subsection covers the first stages of program development. Subsequent subsections cover the processes of coordinating program planning, assessing needs and resources, developing the program's goals and obje...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Demonstration Programs; Guidelines; Mentors; Organizations (Groups); Profiles; Program Development; Program Implementation; Resources
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[texts]ERIC ED325112: Electronic Bulletin Boards. - ERIC
This manual is intended to provide guidance to those interested in establishing an electronic bulletin board system (BBS) that enables users to send and read messages both individually and by teleconferencing, and to transfer files to and from the system. The manual begins with a definition of a BBS and explains its uses and facilities. It then gives instructions for starting and operating a BBS, including: (1) hardware requirements (microcomputers, modems, telephone lines, printer and a tape ba...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Electronic Mail; Information Networks; Information Technology; Microcomputers; Program Development; Telecommunications; Teleconferencing; User Needs (Information)
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[texts]ERIC ED330964: Alcohol Education Programming for Colleges and Universities. Center of Alcohol Studies Pamphlet Series. - ERIC
The focus of this pamphlet is on establishing or refining a program to provide educational services for the general student body at colleges and universities, most of whom drink alcoholic beverages during their college career. Although most of these students are not currently experiencing chronic alcohol abuse, nor will most of them develop chronic alcohol problems, they do need information to reduce the risks associated with alcohol use...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Alcohol Education; College Students; Higher Education; Program Development; Program Implementation
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[texts]ERIC ED317144: 1989 Survey of College Savings and Guaranteed Tuition Programs. - ERIC
Two major designs have recently evolved for state involvement in college savings plans. The first concept, the tuition prepayment plan, was pioneered by the state of Michigan by passage of legislation in December 1986. The second concept, college savings bonds, was created and enacted the following year in Illinois. When questions arose about the tax status of tuition prepayment plans, other state legislatures began to prefer the college savings bond concept...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Educational Finance; Higher Education; Legislation; Program Development; State Programs; Student Costs; Trusts (Financial); Tuition
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[texts]ERIC ED338003: Is Your Church Accessible? Houses of Worship: Physical Accessibility Checklist. - ERIC
This checklist is intended to help churches evaluate the accessibility of their facilities to those with physical disabilities. Categories covered are: basic accessibility, parking lots, walks, ramps, entrances/exits, doors and doorways, stairs and steps, floors, worship space, rest rooms, controls, water fountains, identification, warning signals, hazards, public telephones, and elevators. An accessibility process is detailed for the three major steps of: (1) audit (e.g., identify the needs); (...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Accessibility (for Disabled); Building Design; Churches; Physical Disabilities; Program Development
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[texts]ERIC ED266573: Planning Programs for Infants: State Series Paper (Number 2). - ERIC
Planning for infant intervention programs is the focus of the booklet. The approach rests on key principles, including family support, interagency cooperation, and individualization of early intervention services. Questions are raised for consideration in six topic areas: (1) planning (structure of planning process); (2) funding (legislative authority, long range plans, types of competitive or entitlement approach); (3) programming (location of services, individualized programming options, speci...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Disabilities; Eligibility; Financial Policy; Individualized Instruction; Infants; Intervention; Personnel; Program Development; Program Evaluation
[texts]ERIC ED267574: The Special Educator's Role in Teacher Training for Personnel Working with Learning Disabled College Students. - ERIC
The paper describes the need for increased training in services for learning disabled (LD) college students, noting large increases in numbers of LD students attending college. The role of special education teacher trainers in serving this population is stressed. Training roles are considered for special education teacher trainers in direct service and leadership training. Approaches to training are said to require cross-disciplinary efforts with input from counseling, school psychology, higher ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; College Students; Learning Disabilities; Program Development; Special Education Teachers; Teacher Education
[texts]ERIC ED267532: Early Intervention Advisory Group Workbook: A Guide for Writing Local Comprehensive Plans for Early Intervention. - ERIC
The workbook is designed to assist Oregon counties in developing comprehensive written plans for early intervention with students with disabilities. The process is broken down into seven stages with information on necessary actions at each stage: (1) forming an early intervention advisory group (conducting initial planning meetings); (2) setting a county goal (developing a goal statement); (3) determining needs of target populations (completing early intervention plan components worksheets); (4)...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Advisory Committees; Community Resources; Disabilities; Early Childhood Education; Intervention; Organizations (Groups); Program Development
[texts]ERIC ED266580: Secondary Learning Disability Programs: What Should We Be Doing? - ERIC
The report notes the existence of secondary programing for learning disabled students of widely divergent goals, emphases, organization, and intervention strategies. They propose seven major programing goals which constitute a holistic approach. Each goal is considered in terms of obstacles to its implementation and suggestions for intervention: (1) awareness, development and acceptance of personal strengths and limitations; (2) development of personal control and goal setting skills; (3) develo...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Educational Needs; Intervention; Learning Disabilities; Program Development; Secondary Education
[texts]ERIC ED266331: Program Guide K-12. Pennsyulvania Industrial Arts Technology Education. - ERIC
This program guide is designed to provide the educational community with the recommended plan for industrial arts (IA) in Pennsylvania. It outlines the program that is consistent with the mandates and recommendations of the 1984 Chapter 5-Curriculum Regulations of the State Board of Education and has been developed using current national IA curriculum theories, the regulations of the State Board of Education, and the 12 Goals of Quality Education...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Elementary Secondary Education; Industrial Arts; Program Descriptions; Program Development; Program Guides; Statewide Planning
[texts]ERIC ED239433: Providing Programs for Preschool Gifted Children on a Statewide Basis. - ERIC
Louisiana's statewide provisions for education of gifted and talented preschoolers are reviewed, and difficulties encountered in serving 300 gifted young children are addressed. Among the administrative burdens cited are narrow identification criteria and the combination of limited financial and personnel resources resulting in the availability of only several program prototypes. Nine suggestions are offered to other states attempting to institutionalize statewide programing for gifted preschool...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Gifted; Preschool Children; Preschool Education; Program Development; State Programs; Talent
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[texts]ERIC ED245467: Effective State Strategies to Promote Interagency Collaboration. A Report of the Handicapped Public Policy Analysis Project. Volume 1. - ERIC
State and local efforts at interagency collaboration for handicapped children are examined in a report that first describes the mandates of P.L. 94-142, The Education For All Handicapped Children Act. Effective approaches to state-level interagency collaboration in Louisiana, Delaware, Maine, New Jersey, Michigan, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, California, Maryland, Colorado, and Utah are identified...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Agency Cooperation; Coordination; Delivery Systems; Disabilities; Elementary Secondary Education; Program Development; State Programs
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[texts]ERIC ED250897: Future of Institutional Services in Ohio: Do We Need to Plan for Institutional Services? Position Paper No. 1. - ERIC
The first of five papers written by the Ohio Developmental Disabilities Planning Council's Deinstitutionalization Task Force Project, this document focuses on the role of institutional services. Following a brief summary of planning principles (least restrictive alternative, right to services, normalization, equal justice, respect for human dignity, and developmental orientation), the document reviews planning processes and strategies...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Community Programs; Deinstitutionalization (of Disabled); Developmental Disabilities; Institutional Role; Planning; Program Development; Services
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[texts]ERIC ED218896: Dissemination: From Researcher to Practitioner. - ERIC
A planning and decision making process to facilitate research dissemination is illustrated with the example of a research project to study techniques for helping young handicapped children make the transition successfully from a special preschool to a public school kindergarten. General guidelines for planning dissemination are listed. Major considerations in dissemination efforts are noted to include the following: dissemination efforts should be closely related to the research project's purpos...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Disabilities; Information Dissemination; Mainstreaming; Preschool Education; Program Development; Research Projects; Research Utilization
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[texts]ERIC ED233548: Respite Care Which Meets Community Needs. - ERIC
Five models for respite care services for families of developmentally disabled persons were developed, including use of a sitter or in-home companion, week-end day care, and boarding and/or group homes. A needs survey of 11 counties in Alabama identified 300 eligible persons and included information on behavior patterns, diagnosis, range and severity of disability (large numbers manifested severe physical or behavioral problems), preferences for types of services (out-of-home care was favored), ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Delivery Systems; Developmental Disabilities; Models; Needs Assessment; Program Development; Respite Care
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[texts]ERIC ED240779: Behavior Modification Techniques. I: Overcorrection. II: Punishment. - ERIC
Two newsletters review the principles and application of two behavior modification techniques with mentally retarded persons: overcorrection and punishment. Overcorrection may be either restitutional, in which the client is made to restore the environment to a far better state than before the inappropriate behavior occurred, or positive practice overcorrection, in which the child overpractices correct forms of behavior incompatible with the behavior to be eliminated...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Behavior Modification; Ethics; Mental Retardation; Program Development; Program Implementation; Punishment; Timeout
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[texts]ERIC ED250891: A Parent-Focused Home-Based Head Start Handbook for Home Visitors. - ERIC
The handbook describes the Home Start Training Center's approach to serving Head Start families. Much of the program is focused on the Portage Project and on early intervention efforts for preschoolers. The first of the major parts of the handbook presents an overview of the approach, reviewing the philosophy of parent-focused home-based programming, and offering suggestions for planning and implementing the home visit...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Disabilities; Home Programs; Home Visits; Parent Education; Parent Participation; Preschool Education; Program Development
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[texts]ERIC ED223029: Parents Train Parents: A Plan and a Program. - ERIC
The booklet describes PARENTS TRAIN PARENTS, a project in which parents of handicapped children help other parents understand their rights and responsibilities under state and federal laws. The booklet is intended to help potential adopters modify program aspects for local settings. The model is analyzed in terms of user concerns, program characteristics, minimum standards for replication, and developer-furnished materials (from the PACER Center, Inc.)...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Advocacy; Civil Rights; Disabilities; Parent Education; Parent Role; Program Development; Publicity; Workshops
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[texts]ERIC ED250895: Infusion: National Project on Career Education. Handbook on Career Education Infusion. - ERIC
The manual is intended to help educators of hearing impaired students interested in infusing career education into the existing curriculum. An introductory section explains the Comprehensive Career Education Matrix (CCEM), a model whose eight elements (self-awareness, educational awareness, career awareness, economic awareness, decisionmaking, beginning competency, employability skills, and attitudes and appreciations) provide a base for developing career education objectives...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Behavioral Objectives; Career Awareness; Career Education; Elementary Secondary Education; Hearing Impairments; Program Development
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[texts]ERIC ED210888: The Illinois Gifted Education Five-Year Plan. - ERIC
The five year plan for gifted education in Illinois includes an historical overview, a brief statement of program philosophy, and summary of the plan's components, which include student identification, local program development, intermediate level services, and planning and development. The major portion of the document consists of a chart detailing objectives, activities, and timeliness for the four components of the plan...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Academically Gifted; Gifted; Program Development; Regional Programs; State Programs; Talent; Talent Identification
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[texts]ERIC ED254208: Teletext Guidebook. A Report. - ERIC
This basic, entry-level guidebook introduces public broadcasters to videotext or teletext technology and the range of services it can provide. Following an explanation of basic terms and a review of the early history of videotext, a summary of research findings from commercial and public trials of teletext addresses such topics as consumer purchase of decoders, teletext viewing patterns, popular content areas, graphics and waiting time, teletext and education, business data services, and videoga...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Broadcast Industry; Federal Regulation; Media Research; Planning; Program Development; Program Implementation; Programing (Broadcast); Videotex
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[texts]ERIC ED248237: Evaluation of Programs for the Promotion of Physical Fitness and Exercise. Final Summative Report. Report No. 12. - ERIC
This report describes the history and content of a 4-year research effort on the status of programs for promoting physical fitness and exercise. Two phases of the research work are covered. Discussion on Phase One, initial assessment and design, includes: (1) identification of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports programs; (2) assessment of program operations; (3) literature review and synthesis; and (4) evaluation methodologies...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Athletics; Community Programs; Exercise; Federal Programs; Needs Assessment; Physical Fitness; Program Development; Program Evaluation
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[texts]ERIC ED215485: A Framework for Statewide Planning. - ERIC
The booklet examines issues involved in state planning for special education. Three phases are identified, and steps are listed for each phase. The first, preplanning, includes steps to identify issues, analyze issues, identify constraints and resources for planning, secure administrative commitment, and identify participants. Plan development, the second phase, is described in terms of steps to develop purpose statement; conduct needs assessment; arrive at issues consensus; develop priorities; ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Disabilities; Elementary Secondary Education; Program Development; Special Education; State Programs; Statewide Planning
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[texts]ERIC ED231133: The Trainable Mentally Handicapped Student in the Regular Classroom. - ERIC
Guidelines are provided for integrating the trainable mentally handicapped (TMH) student into the regular classroom in the province of Alberta, Canada. Normalization and integration are explained with regard to the unique commitment undertaken in developing an integrated program for TMH students. Outlined are goals of the integrated program, such as access to nonhandicapped peer models. Three types of integration are noted, ranging from regular class placement to special class placement in a reg...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Check Lists; Classroom Techniques; Mainstreaming; Moderate Mental Retardation; Objectives; Program Development; Teacher Role
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[texts]ERIC ED229440: Tests and Testing for Bilingual Children: A Bibliography of Literature. - ERIC
This annotated listing cites tests, guides, dissertations, journal articles, research reports, reference materials, and conference papers and proceedings regarding tests and testing for bilingual children. Items cited were published between 1964-81. The listing is one of a series of bibliographies from a computerized database, Bilingual Education Bibliographic Abstracts. The 85 entries were compiled to provide access to resources, materials, research, and developments in testing...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Bilingual Education; Elementary Secondary Education; Measurement; Program Development; Resource Materials; Test Reviews; Testing; Tests
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[texts]ERIC ED232563: A New Tack for an Old Technique: The Opinion Poll on Campus. AIR 1983 Annual Forum Paper. - ERIC
The background and function of a Student Opinion Survey Program at the University of Kansas are described, and suggestions for the development and implementation of polling programs are offered. At the University of Kansas, the technical expertise of staff and students was tapped to provide a credible survey program. Departments and other offices can submit questions to the Student Opinion Survey Committee, which reviews proposals and provides assistance to the requesting group...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; College Students; Higher Education; Institutional Research; Opinions; Program Development; Program Implementation; Student Attitudes; Surveys
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[texts]ERIC ED238098: Administrator Preparation Guidelines: Can We Reach Consensus? - ERIC
New guidelines for administrator preparation drafted for the American Association of School Administrators (AASA) are presented, and, though subject to further AASA scrutiny, they are suggested for inclusion in all administrator preparation programs. The basis for the guidelines was a literature search, personal interviews with staff at five professional organizations and institutions, and administrator preparation course content at 75 colleges and universities...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Administrator Education; Course Objectives; Guidelines; Higher Education; Program Development
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[texts]ERIC ED233688: Software Validation, Verification, and Testing Technique and Tool Reference Guide. Final Report. - ERIC
Intended as an aid in the selection of software techniques and tools, this document contains three sections: (1) a suggested methodology for the selection of validation, verification, and testing (VVT) techniques and tools; (2) summary matrices by development phase usage, a table of techniques and tools with associated keywords, and an alphabetized table of keywords with associated techniques and tools; and (3) descriptions of 30 individual VVT techniques and tools...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Computer Programs; Computer Science; Glossaries; Program Descriptions; Program Development; Program Validation; Selection
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[texts]ERIC ED201050: The Education Steering Committee for Basic Skills Coordination [and] A Basic Skills Coordination Strategy for the Local Level. - ERIC
The first part of this document describes the formation of the Education Steering Committee for Basic Skills Coordination by the Education Department, consisting of representatives from six staff offices and "Head Start." The Committee's goals and accomplishments are summarized, including compilation and distribution of a legislative comparison of the laws governing basic skills programs. The author describes the difficulties encountered because of differing definitions for "basic skills." The s...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Basic Skills; Cooperative Programs; Coordination; Coordinators; Federal Programs; Organizational Change; Program Development
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[texts]ERIC ED242113: Burlington's Making Special Friends Project: Volume II. Model Overview. - ERIC
The "Making Special Friends Project" of the Burlington, Vermont public school system resulted in a series of six manuals: (1) A Review of the Literature; (2) Model Overview; (3) Implementation Guidelines and Inservice Training Manual; (4) Strategies for Implementing Model Components; (5) Developing Community Resource and Accessibility Guides; (6) Sample Forms. Volumes 2-5 have been obtained by ERIC (see Note); volumes 1 and 6 could not be obtained...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Elementary Secondary Education; Interaction; Interpersonal Competence; Peer Acceptance; Peer Relationship; Program Development; Severe Disabilities
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[texts]ERIC ED259023: Implementation Monitoring: A Role for Evaluators in Helping New Programs Succeed. - ERIC
This paper presents a framework for monitoring implementation which defines a process for implementing new programs into organizations. The process requires a team of monitors who examine the adequacy of implementation plans and look at the effect of plan execution upon the organization, individual, and new program. Immediate feedback is provided to adjust the implementation effort to better help the new program succeed...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Data Interpretation; Evaluation Methods; Evaluators; Feedback; Innovation; Models; Program Development; Program Evaluation; Program Implementation
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[texts]ERIC ED228810: Community Advisory Committee Guidelines. Volume I. - ERIC
The guidelines discuss ways to organize effective Community Advisory Committees (CACs) as required by California special education legislation. The CAC, it is explained, is composed of parents, handicapped pupils or adults, professionals, and interested citizens. Six functions are outlined, and potential effects on the district and the parent/child are listed. Suggestions for organizing the CAC touch on recruitment, selection of officers, development of goals, and planning of meetings...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Advisory Committees; Community Organizations; Community Resources; Disabilities; Program Development; Role Perception; Special Education
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[texts]ERIC ED219925: The Crucial Role of Connections in Vocational Systems for Serving the Handicapped: Guide for LEA Personnel. SEP Technical Assistance Guide (No. 2). - ERIC
Intended for local educational administrators and practitioners, the technical assistance guide addresses student related and program related connections in providing vocational programs for handicapped students at the secondary level. Following an introductory section, section II looks at the structure of vocational systems by explaining the importance of connections (e.g., use of information about skills needed for employment to shape vocational assessment)...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Delivery Systems; Disabilities; Models; Program Development; School Districts; Secondary Education; Vocational Education
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[texts]ERIC ED214361: Sexuality Education with Troubled Adolescents: Suggestions for Planning and Implementation. - ERIC
The paper provides some suggestions, precautions, and encouragement for special educators and counselors interested in developing sexuality education programs for troubled adolescents. Section I offers an overview and rationale for the need to develop sex education programs in special needs classrooms. Section II describes the first 2 years of a sex education program at the Manville School (Boston, Massachusetts)...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adolescents; Emotional Disturbances; Program Descriptions; Program Development; Secondary Education; Sex Education; Sexuality; Teacher Role
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